202: Spice Up Your Assessments: Moving Beyond Traditional Exams and Papers

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    Presenters: Michele Lansigan (Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer, CAS-Chemistry), Jennifer Axe-Donovan (Senior Professorial Lecturer, CAS-Chemistry), Krisztina Domjan (Professorial Lecturer, Office of Global and Immersive Studies) & Lacey Wootton (Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer and Director, CAS-Writing Studies Program)

    Time: 11:55 AM – 12:45 PM

    Session Description  

    Weary of grading traditional papers and exams? “Spice up” your class activities and assessments! In this session, a panel of faculty from different disciplines will present non-traditional assessments that can be implemented across multiple subject areas and teaching modalities. Session attendees will be given opportunities to brainstorm, exchange/develop ideas, and compile a tool kit of various non-traditional assessment methods.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Compile a tool kit of various non-traditional assessment methods
    • Design alternative assessments for implementation in their course(s)
    • Reflect on how non-traditional assessments can be used to effectively evaluate student achievement of course learning outcomes

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